I remember Sean Hannity speaking about 6 years ago that he was going to not only pay the tax that he owed but he would purposely overpay. He saw this kind of thing coming.
That’s a good rule. I do the same as I never “walk the razor’s edge” in doing my taxes.
To shave a little money off your income taxes may result in an audit which will cost you dearly in mental stress and outlay of much more money than you “saved.”
There is no need to “poke a stick at the tiger”...especially the one that is exempted from all laws and in which you have to prove your innocence instead of them proving you are guilty.
The Gestapo is the appropriate name for the IRS. Now other agencies have joined the Gestapo such as the TSA, EPA, and numerous other UNREGULATED government agencies.
Just a word to the wise.